Catarina Rocha earned her first BIG EAST Individual title in the 5,000 meters on the second and final day of the 2016 BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championship.
This years’ championship will take place at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio on May 13-14.
Hugh Armstrong shines at Stanford Invite with a 39-second personal best in the 10,000 meters.
The Friars dominated in the men’s distance races today in Stony Brook, N.Y.
Lauren Mullins captured the ECAC 3,000-meter title, while Rocha was crowned the ECAC Champion in the 5,000 meters.
2014-15: Cross Country … Finished 12th at the Wolfie Invitational in a time of 25:26.32 (9/13)… Finished 19th at the Coast-to-Coast Battle In Beantown (9/26) in a time of 24:52.0… Finished 165th in a time of 25:05 at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on 10/17… Finished 18th at the BIG EAST Championships on 10/31 in a time of 24:36.0… Placed 147th (31:55.7) at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Nov. 22 … Indoor Track ... Placed second in the 800 meters (1:54.79) and was a member of the 4x800 meter relay team that won (7:51.32) at the URI Sorlien Invitational on Jan. 24 … Finished fifth in the 1,000 meters (2:23.70) at the BU Terrier Invitational on Jan. 31… Finished 38th in the mile (4:08.68) at the BU Valentine Invitational on Feb. 14… Finished ninth in the 1,000 meters (2:29.17) and was a member of both the 4x800 meter relay team that finished fifth (7:48.48) and the DMR team that placed fourth (10:03.50) at the BIG EAST Championships on Feb. 28-Mar. 1… Won the mile (4:07.59) at the IC4A Championships on Mar. 8 … Outdoor Track ... Placed 12th in the 1,500 meters at the Raleigh Relays on March 27 (3:50.65)… Placed first in the mile at the Friar Invitational on April 10 (4:08.54)… Placed 40th in the 1,500 meters at the Larry Ellis Invitational on April 17 (3:48.66)… Placed sixth in the 1,500 meters at the Princeton Open Invitational on May 1 (3:48.49)… Placed 11th in the 1,500 meters and was a member in the 4x800 meter relay (7:30.87) that placed second at the BIG EAST Championships on May 9 (3:56.00)… Won his heat, finished second overall, in the 1,500 meters at the NB Boston Twilight Meet on May 16 (3:44.31), also breaking the Gibraltar national record … Placed 10th in his heat (39th overall) the 1,500 meters at the NCAA East First Round on May 28-30 (3:55.77).
2013-14: Cross Country ... Finished sixth at the UNH Dual Meet on Aug. 31 in a time of 18:30 ... Finished 33rd at the Boston College Invitational on Sep. 27 in a time of 25:10.0 ... Finished 131st at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational in a time of 24:32 on Oct. 19 ... Finished 19th at the BIG EAST Championships in a time of 25:01 on Nov. 2 ... Finished 38th in a time of 31:08.6 at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships on Nov. 15 ... Finished 164th (fourth on the team) at the NCAA Championships in a time of 31:55.0 on Nov. 23 ... Indoor Track ... Won the 1 mile run in a time of 4:20.07 at the URI Sorlien Invitational on Jan. 18 ... Finished 23rd in the 3,000 meters (8:18.17) at the Terrier Invitational on Jan. 25 ... Placed second in the 1,000 meters in a time of 2:30.64 and was a member of the distance medley relay that won (10:09.63) at the URI Coaches Invitational on Feb. 1 ... Finished 26th in the one mile run (4:04.10) at the Valentine Invitational on Feb. 8 ... Finished fourth in the one mile run (4:10.92) and was a member of the 4x800 meter relay team that finished third (7:40.28) at the BIG EAST Championships on Feb. 21-22 ... Placed seventh in the one mile run (4:03.54) at the Boston University Last Chance Meet on Mar. 2 ... Finished 11th in the prelims of the one mile run in a time of 4:08.68 at the IC4A Championships on Mar. 8 ... Outdoor Track ... Finished sixth in his heat of the 1,500 meters (3:45.37) at the Stanford Invitational on April 4 ... Won the 800 meters in a time of 1:51.05 and was a member of the 4x800 meter relay team that finished first (7:57.25) at the Friar Invitational on April 12 ... Was a member of the 4x800 meter relay team that finished third (7:35.37) at the BIG EAST Championships on May 10-11 ... Finished 17th in the preliminary heats of the 1,500 meters in a time of 3:47.77 at the NCAA East Regional Championships (Jacksonville, Fla.) on May 29-31 ... Placed 10th in the one mile run in a time of 4:05.57 at the Adrian Martinez Classic on June 5.
2012-13: Cross Country ... Finished second on the team and 16th overall at the NCAA Regional Championships at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, Conn. on Nov. 9 with a time of 30:36.4 ... Placed fourth on the team and 30th overall at the BIG EAST Championships at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y. on Oct. 26 with a time of 25:25.45 ... Finished third on the team and 203rd overall at the University of Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on Oct. 12 with a time of 24:47 ... Finished fourth on the team and 49th overall at the Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh University on Sept. 28 with a time of 24:57 ... Indoor Track ... Placed fourth in the one mile run (4:05.68) at the Columbia Final Chance Meet on March 1-2 ... Finished fourth in the one mile run with a time of 4:07.94 at the New England Championships in Boston, Mass. on Feb. 22-23 ... Finished 13th in the 3,000 meters (8:16.92) at the BIG EAST Championships in Cleveland, Ohio on Feb. 16-17 ... Also a member of the distance medley relay team that finished third at the BIG EAST Championship in a time of 9:49.26 ... Finished first in the one mile run with a time of 4:14.60 at the URI Invitational on Feb. 2 ... Outdoor Track ... Placed fourth in the 1,500 meters (3:47.18) at the Colonial Relays on April 5-6... Placed first in the 800 meters (1:56.99) and was a member of the 4x800 meter relay team that placed first (8:03.76) at the Stony Brook Quad Meet on March 28.
Prior to Providence College ... Attended Salesian College, Farnborough, Hampshire ... Won the Antrim Junior Cross Country Championships on Jan 21, 2012 ... Placed fourth at the 2012 English Schools' Championships ... Finished second at the 2012 English National Cross Country Championships ... Placed first in the Junior 1,500 meters at the English Inter-County Championships in 2011.
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